Skills on the Go: Skills Ontario unveils Trades and Tech Truck at Fix Network event

Milton, Ontario — Skills Ontario, alongside Fix Network at their Milton, Ont. training centre, officially cut the ribbon on the Trades and Tech Truck before it sets off to schools across the province. With the smell of tacos wafting from a food truck and the sound of mingling guests filling the air, representatives from both […]

Partner for Progress: General Motors sponsors Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiatives program

Toronto, Ontario — Recognizing that it will take all of us to fill the demand for skilled tradespeople in Canada’s automotive industry, General Motors has announced that it will be sponsoring this year’s Young Women’s Initiatives program from Skills Ontario. The Young Women’s Initiatives program provides direct access to various hands-on skilled trades experiences through […]

Skill Scrolling: Skills Ontario launches jobs, training app for skilled trades

Toronto, Ontario — Skills Ontario launched a new “career exploration” app for Android and Apple devices in December that aims to connect the province’s skilled tradespeople of all ages and skill levels with training and employment opportunities. The app puts new users through a quiz that matches them up with employment opportunities relevant to their […]

Going for the Gold: SkillsCanada announces national competition winners

Ottawa, Ontario — The champions of the Skills Canada Virtual National Competition were announced during Skills/Compétences Canada’s (SCC) closing ceremony last week.  The competition was held on June 15, and over 1,200 high school and post-secondary students, apprentices, teachers, industry leaders and career seekers were present. Top competitors were given medals in the 37 skill […]

Women for the Win: Skills Ontario hosts Young Women’s Conference

Toronto, Ontario — Skills Ontario Young Women’s Conference took place today, on May 12 where highschool students learned about careers in trades and technologies from a female perspective. Participants heard inspiring female tradespeople’s journeys into trades and technology, participated in a hands-on activity, learned about apprenticeships and the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). The conference […]

Experience Points: Skills Canada Level Up event to go ahead for Feb. 25 online

Toronto, Ontario – Skills Canada’s annual Level Up career event is a go for this year, in a new online format and set for the end of February. The event welcomes parents and students from Grades 9 to 12 to experience what the Canadian collision repair industry has to offer for students considering a skilled […]

Skills Ontario celebrates International Women’s Day

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario – March 8, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario — March 8, 2019 — Skills Ontario is celebrating International Women’s’ Day by continuing to support the movement for increased labour force participation, skill development, and equality for women both inside and outside of the workplace. Over the course of the year, Skills Ontario and […]